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Phishing, Spam and Malware Statistics for February 2011

Most abused TLDs For the phishing URLs, the ascending trend observed in January 2011 continued with even more entries in February. We observe again that more and more different TLDs are used to host phishing, this being an obvious sign … Continue reading

Phishing, Spam and Malware Statistics for January 2011

A little late this time, but here are our statistics about the phishing, spam and malware situation in January 2011! Most abused TLDs While the numbers for Phishing in December were almost all red, showing a dramatic drop for the … Continue reading

Phishing, Spam and Malware Statistics for December 2010

Most abused TLDs The trend we observed in the last months when the non “classical” TLD increased massively continued in December as well. Contrary to November, where the .com has seen a slight increase, we are noticing this month that it … Continue reading

Phishing, Spam and Malware Statistics for November 2010

Most abused TLDs The trend observed in the last months when the non “classical” TLD increased massively, continued in November as well. The .com domain nevertheless remains on top of both lists, despite small fluctuations. We are monitoring with great … Continue reading

Phishing, Spam and Malware Statistics for October 2010

Most abused TLDs This month we have seen also a major increase of the usage of non “classical” TLDs like .com, .net and so on. This means that there are many more websites hacked and used to distribute malware than … Continue reading

Phishing, Spam and Malware Statistics for September 2010

A little late this time, but here are the September statistics of the malware threat landscape. The ones for October will follow soon! Most abused TLDs The top 5 of the list is practically unchanged from August. What has changed … Continue reading

Phishing, Spam and Malware Statistics for August 2010

Spam category statistics In August, everything remained constant in the spam types being sent. The only variation introduced was for the category Other, which means that there were indeed some new types of malware which weren’t detected at the beginning. … Continue reading

Trends in Malware and Phishing

We collect URLs (web addresses) pointing to Malware files and Phishing sites from various sources. That enables us to get a good insight into the “Malware and Phishing Market”, and now we noticed an interesting trend: For the first time … Continue reading

Phishing, Spam and Malware Statistics for July 2010

It’s time for our monthly threat landscape overview again. Here are our statistics for July 2010! Most phished brands statistics Paypal continues to be the most phished brand around, followed now with a long distance by Facebook which continues to … Continue reading

Shortcut to Malware and Phishing

URL shorteners are a relatively young category of Internet service. As many social services on the Internet like Twitter &  Co. have a character limitation for messages, these URL shorteners became interesting for sharing links. For example, you’d loose 64 … Continue reading